The Pumpkin Themed Taste Test of 2014 (Breakfast Items)

This is a summary of the Pumpkin Spice taste test i had Last fall of 2014. it was the first time i had noticed that there was a wide variety of pumpkin flavored items available and i went wild trying out everything i can get my hand on. (Special note: all information is from an excel sheet i had created and all pictures are from what i could find online to best represent what the item looked like.)

Please forgive my descriptions of the flavor intensity, I know my overview is very short and to the chase, but my old rating scale is a bit broad.  I can explain bit on what my rating scale means:
Perfect: most wonderful, delightful item
Very Good: I was very pleased with the item and more likely bought it again
Good: It tasted good, and I enjoyed sharing it with other people
Surprisingly good: I thought it would be bad at first but was impressed with the item
OK: the food is nothing too special, alright to eat but I would not go out of my way to purchase it again
Meh:  the food was nothing special, not good, nor bad, just flys under the radar of edible but I would not accept it if someone gave it to me for free.
Bad: it was terrible and I either trashed it or returned the item to the store.
NO: just bad, so bad I would say no and walk away


Dunkin Donuts Doughnut Pumpkin Munchkin
Macros: 16g  60cal 2.5F 9C 1P 0fiber
Pumpkin Flavor Intensity: slight moderate
Overview: Pumpkin flavor is more prominent, dissolves nicely in the mouth, light glaze compliments it.
Rating: Very good

Gerrities Doughnut Pumpkin Pie filled
Macros: 136g  380cal 20F 46C  4P 1fiber
Pumpkin Flavor Intensity: light and airy
Overview: Frosting more light cream cheese, pumpkin filling is whipped and very light
Rating: MEH

Sorry no picture 😦

Kellogg’s Pumpkin Pie Poptart
: 1 pastry 200cal 5F 35C 2P .5fiber
Pumpkin Flavor Intensity: Light & sweet
Overview: pumpkin flavor is light but the frosting takes away from the flavor.
Rating: meh

Quaker Oats Pumpkin Spice Instant Oatmeal
: 1 packet 160cal 2.5F 32C 4P 3fiber
Pumpkin Flavor Intensity: medium
Overview: Smelled and tasted good, added jif and it overpowered it, added jet and sweetened it up, mixed both and it’s a good combo.
Rating: Very Good

Kellogg’s Waffles Pumpkin Spice
: 2 waffles 210cal 9F 29C 4P 1fiber
Pumpkin Flavor Intensity: light
Overview: Just like any other waffle with a very light hint of pumpkin.
Rating: meh

Nature’s Path Flax plus Pumpkin Flax Granola (non-gmo)
: 55g 260cal 10F 37C 6P 5fiber
Pumpkin Flavor Intensity: whisper
Overview: Like normal granola mix where pumpkin flavor comes from the seeds and a whisper of cinnamon.
Rating: meh – returned it

If you have tried these products please leave a comment and share your experience with it.

Please feel free to provide feedback and rate on how helpful this review was for you or if there are any additional things you would like me to include in order to make the reviews better for you.


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